"Doc" on the Rock:
Ripples from the Fall
of Arthur Barker



Books and Articles:

Babyak, Jolene, Alcatraz: True stories of families who lived on THE ROCK, Berkeley: Ariel Vamp Press, 1988.

Bacon, Margaret Hope, The Quiet Rebels: The Story of the Quakers in America, Philadelphia: New Society Publishers, 1985.

Davis, A.W. and Douglas Hicks, "Alcatraz: The story from the inside", series, San Francisco Call-Bulletin, June 1937.

Hearney, Frank and Gay Marchado, Inside the Walls of Alcatraz, Palo Alto: Bull Publishing Company, 1987.

Johnston, James A., Alcatraz: Island Prison: and the men who live there, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1949.

Karpis (Karpowicz), Alvin and Robert Livesey, On the Rock: Twenty-five years in Alcatraz, New York: Beaufort Books, 1980.

Larry, Henry, "No Escape from Here", series, San Francisco Examiner, September 1936.

Martini, John A., Fortress Alcatraz: Guardian of the Golden Gate, Kailua, Hawaii: Pacific Monograph, 1990. [Advertisement]

Nash, Jay Robert, Bloodletters and Badmen: A Narrative Encyclopedia of American Criminals from the Pilgrims to the Present, New York: M. Evans & Co., 4th Edition, 1995.

Reed, Pet, "Alcatraz is Hell", series, San Francisco Examiner, November 1938.

Thompson, Erwin N., The Rock: A history of Alcatraz Island, 1847-1972, historic resource study, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, California, Denver: National Park Service, 1972.



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Researching Alcatraz

The author wishes to express his special thanks to
Ranger John Martini of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area,
Lisa Miller of the National Archives in San Bruno,
Missouri-Roots list members Betty Allen and Sarah Davis,
Susan Hall of Olivet Cemetery, Colma,
Ernie Thompson of the FBI's Public and Congressional Affairs Office,
Anne Diestel of the Federal Bureau of Prisons,
and the staff at the San Francisco History Center of the San Francisco Public Library
for their assistance in preparing this article.
Opinions belong to me.